Nigeria news today headlines update Tuesday 12th February 2019
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Ireland Women’s head coach Adam Griggs believes Friday’s 22-5 bonus point win over Scotland in Glasgow gives his side confidence and something to build on heading into the middle round of the Women’s Six Nations. The girls in green rebounded from their disappointing opening defeat to England, controlling large parts of their second round encounter […]
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17-year-old Mujeeb link up with the squad in early July and will be available for the duration of this year’s Vitality Blast Middlesex have announced the signing of Afghanistan spinner Mujeeb ur Rahman for the 2019 Vitality Blast. Mujeeb is due to link up with the squad in early July and will be available for […]
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LAGOS – The leadership of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Lagos State chapter, has condemned the purported visit to Governor Willy Obiano of Anambra State by one Nnamdi Nwigwe, who claimed acted in the name of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Lagos State chapter. According to a statement signed and sent to DAILY INDEPENDENDENT by Chief Everest Ozonweke, secretary, Ohanaeze Ningbo Lagos […]
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As the endorsement of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), and his running mate, Mr Peter Obi, by the Ohanaeze Ndigbo continued to generate reactions, Chief Goddy Uwazurike, a former president of Aka Ikenga, an Igbo socio cultural group, has flayed what he called “rag tag group led by […]
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ENUGU – Ogechukwu Enwelum, executive director of Strengthening Citizens Resistance Against Prevalence of Corruption (SCRAP-C), a Department for International Development (DFID) sponsored project, has cautioned the electorate in Enugu State against vote trading during the 2019 general election. Enwelum stated this when she paid an advocacy visit to Amedu Sule, South East Zonal Commissioner of the […]
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OWERRI – Professor Francis Ezeonu, the Independent National Electoral commission (INEC) Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Imo State, has warned staff of the commission to shun acts capable of jeopardizing the success of the oncoming general election. Ezeonu gave the warning while administering the oath of neutrality/allegiance on members of staff of the commission in Owerri. […]
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The Bahraini footballer, who has refugee status in Australia, was arrested in November while on honeymoon in Thailand. Bahrain had attempted to extradite him for a crime he claims he didn’t commit. Hakeem al-Araibi (picture-alliance/AP Photo/G. Amarasinghe) Bahraini footballer Hakeem al-Araibi was released from the Bangkok remand prison in Thailand on Monday after authorities dropped […]
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AWKA – His Royal Majesty, Igwe Sir Ben Izuchukwu Emeka, the traditional ruler of Umueri kingdom in Anambra-East Local Government Area of Anambra State, has warned his counterpart, Igwe Alex Edozieuno of Mkpu-Nando Aguleri Otu community in the same council area to desist from meddling in the affairs of Umueri community. He said Igwe Edozieuno was […]
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Fighters from the U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have seized ground from ISIL in a fierce battle to oust the latter from its last remaining enclave in eastern Syria, according to an SDF official on Sunday. The SDF, backed by a U.S.-led coalition, began the assault on Saturday, seeking to wipe out the last remnants […]
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Thailand’s Election Commission on Monday disqualified the sister of the king from running for prime minister on Monday, ending a stunning, short-lived candidacy for a populist party which King Maha Vajiralongkorn deemed as “inappropriate”. The commission released the official list of parties’ candidates for prime minister without the name of Princess Ubolratana, 67, the older […]
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